There is no time limit restriction applied to submitting your initial dispute through the Internal Dispute Resolution (IDR). Your first complaint of this kind, known as Stage 1 IDR, can be submitted at any time after your receive your ill health decision.

You are entitled to have your case looked at a second time if you are dissatisfied with the review decision. If you want to do this, you should do so within six months. This is classed as a Stage 2 IDR.

Read more information on Complaints and disputes.